(Closed) If you weren’t constrained by budget . . .

posted 8 years ago in Money
Post # 3
612 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Uplighting!!! I LOOOOOOVE uplighting and always dreamed of having it! *Le sigh* Maybe for the 20 year vow renewal. 😉

Post # 4
5786 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

I second uplighting, we’re still going to price it out but its the first thing we’re cutting from our budget if we can’t afford it.

Post # 5
1067 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

It’s not really an item it’s a venue! I love my venue, but if money was no object I would be getting married at the Biltmore in Los Angeles

Post # 6
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Seriously…if there was no budget (and because I am happy with everything we’re doing thus far)…I would have Michael Buble during the cocktail hour!!!!  Totally dreaming here.

Post # 7
5890 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2012

i’d like to pay for everyone’s accomodation and travel for the weekend

Post # 8
3219 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I would invite more people! Or have an open bar!

Post # 9
26 posts
  • Wedding: July 2010

I second the accomodations & travel…  mainly because if money weren’t an option, I would be getting married in Austin, Texas where my wonderful fiance and I currently live.  We’re heading back to our hometown to get married with our family and friends.

Post # 11
65 posts
Worker bee

I would invite more people, pay my family/friends way to Chicago from the East Coast (I NEED MY MATRON OF HONOR TO LIVE HERE UNTIL ITS OVER!) and be less stressed…….



Even with our wedding a year away I am already overwhelmed

Post # 12
6597 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

Can I have two???

I would extend our open bar and have it open during dinner and cocktail hour! 

And I would uplighting and more floral decor in the reception hall!

Oops that’s three… I can’t restrict my dreams 😉

Post # 13
176 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I would have had a destination wedding and go full out at a really nice location, pay for the travel and accomodations for the people that I ACTUALLY WANT to invite.

Post # 14
877 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

My Fiance and I just had this conversation the other day!  I would have Ellen Degeneres come and be the MC/host.  I LOVE her and think she’s hilarious!!

But more realistically, if we put a little more money into our budget (which I don’t want to do), I’d have the ceremony at a beautiful classical music hall.  It costs $1500 for just the ceremony and extra for a rehearsal, but I refuse to pay that.  Even the $300 we’re paying right now for our booked location is too much!

Post # 16
2208 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

@Mrs. Meowerson: Me too. I would want to have the event at small resort (I know exactly which one) and pay for the whole weekend. I would happily stick to all of my other economy choices, but this would be so much fun.

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